The inauguration marked a new presidential administration and a couple of other important firsts: Vice President Kamala Harris became the first woman and the first Black and South Asian to hold that office. First Lady Dr. Jill Biden became the first president’s wife to hold a paying job outside the White House. Despite these women’s career achievements, they’ve both been subjected to a common form of workplace gender bias that continues to play out in many organizations. … [Read more...] about We need to stop ‘untitling’ and ‘uncredentialing’ professional women
Because of its focus on ailments that need chronic prescriptions, Hims technically provides continuous care. What’s unclear is whether that constitutes quality care. In October, Bloomberg Businessweek reported that some of the doctors Hims contracted with through a separate company called Bailey Health felt pushed to prescribe products. The report included excerpts from conference calls in which Bailey Health’s CEO told doctors to expedite approval for prescription applications. On the Better Business Bureau website, several complaints against Hims paint a portrait of aggressive sales tactics. Patients have complained they were charged for products that their doctor decided would not be good for them. Other complaints include being charged for recurring delivery of products that weren’t actually ordered. … [Read more...] about Hims just went public. What does that mean for the future of healthcare?
Don’t fall into the all-too-common pattern of praising women as helpers and men as leaders. Women are probably labeled “helpful” because research shows they are more apt to pitch in on office housework, often called “unpromotable work,” because,let’s face it, no one gets promoted for ordering cake. Women are more likely than men to do the tedious work of writing reports, reserving conference rooms, serving on committees, and planning office parties. Women end up with these tasks more often in part because they’re more likely to volunteer for them, reports Linda Babcock, an organizational psychologist at Carnegie Mellon University. … [Read more...] about ‘He’s like Tony Stark and she’s like my mom’: How workplace praise diverges between men and women
Scratch Nail WrapsScratch nail wraps by nail artist Nina Park will give you a high-end designer manicure at home—for $10 and in just a few minutes. The super-thin, patterned nail wraps are made from “5-free” vegan polish ink (read: they’re made without the five toxic chemicals typically found in nail polish) and come in a range of shades, from elegant solids and sweet florals to edgy geometric designs. They lie flush on the nail bed (Park compares the texture to smooth medical tape) and, for those who overdid the acrylics before the pandemic, are damage-free and actually protect your nails from breakage. … [Read more...] about These 5 clever manicure products will give you healthy, chic nails at home
“Food banks are an ideal spot to address the needs of the most vulnerable among us whether telehealth is delivering mental health or physical health,” adds Emily Fisher, a telehealth doctoral candidate. “The kiosk could be its own ‘health system.’ Different providers can be available during certain hours the kiosk is in use. The health records can be kept in a digital or cloud-based platform. Patients could view their medical records online. Our group uses a palm scanner to create an image that links to the medical record of the patient. Patients don’t need to remember numbers, carry paperwork, or access identification procedures.” … [Read more...] about It’s time to fully embrace telehealth—for the COVID-19 crisis and beyond